AfroHealthLink is an interactive health resource center tailored to individuals of African and Caribbean descent around the world. This web-based platform goes beyond just a basic health information website but brings together evidence based health information around medical conditions and tools to efficiently manage health.
With access to culturally and linguistically appropriate health tools and information, users of this interactive resource center can effectively manage their medical conditions as well as prevent further complications.
Additionally, Users will have the ability to:
Locate culturally competent providers
Share success stories via discussions
Pose health questions to providers
Find community resources available to users
Get Up-to-date actionable information on research findings and available clinical trials
With health information in languages that they can relate to, AfroHealthLink aims at reducing the current disparities associated with lack of adequate access to health care information and resources faced by this population.
Ultimately, AfroHealthLink will serve as an online coalition-builder between individuals and healthcare communities within the communities that they live in.
Future Functionalities include:
Access to Online Patient Navigators
Access to Telehealth and Telemedicine Services
AfroHealthLink will be launched with six medical conditions to address and encourage users to engage in conversations around, AfroHealthLink will expand to other Medical conditions as the program progresses:
High Blood Pressure,
Colon Cancer and HIV